McKinsey articles

Can McKinsey’s Lebanon Economic Vision work for agriculture?

Can McKinsey’s Lebanon Economic Vision work for agriculture?

Reading Time: 7 minutes For what it is worth, the current outlook for Lebanon’s crop of traditional cereals, such as wheat, barley and maize, is not plastered with red flags. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says in its latest country briefing that weather conditions this winter were favorable and that estimates for the 2018 total cereal harvest were

McKinsey’s agriculture plan

Reading Time: 5 minutes When the conclusions of the $1.4 million McKinsey Lebanon Economic Vision first came to light, social media feeds were flooded with videos praising the consultancy firm’s magical solutions to the country’s economic woes: avocado and cannabis.  Many even began to imagine a Lebanon on its way to becoming an avocado toast and cannabis-infused-water-pipe millennials’ paradise.

McKinsey’s economic vision emphasizes microscopic details over fundamentals

Reading Time: 12 minutes Lebanon has no difficulty evoking the idea of a circus, or, as we said in the previous issue of this magazine, a political carnival. Our absurdist theater troupe had seemingly perfected its performance of the tragicomedy with the title “Government without Head.” But in January, there were two new and hopeful twists added to the